Melissa Harris Perry MHP The Syllabus

‘MHP’ Syllabus: 8.9.15

This Sunday on Melissa Harris-Perry, one-on-one with Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

An exclusive interview with the chief law enforcement officer of the Federal Government on Ferguson, Missouri, one year after the death of Michael Brown, also the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act, and many other key issues.

Also on MHP, this weekend, we’ll go live to Ferguson as the city marks one year since the shooting death of Michael Brown by former Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson. Events commemorating the day began Friday in the city, and will be continuing through Monday. We discuss the role of the Department of Justice. We’ll also examine how Ferguson is an articulation of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Joining Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss Ferguson:

Be sure to check out these interesting reads related to the discussion:

Then, an exclusive interview with the cast of the highly anticipated summer movie “Straight Outta Compton”. A film which takes viewers back to 1986 when five rappers from Compton, California came together to form hip hop’s iconic group N.W.A.. Actors O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell join #nerdland.

Be sure to read what we’ve linked above, and watch Melissa Harris-Perry Sunday at 10am ET on msnbc. Join the conversation—share your thoughts about these issues on Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #nerdland.

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'MHP' Syllabus: 8.9.15